The Resource Jewish tradition and the challenge of Darwinism, edited by Geoffrey Cantor and Marc Swetlitz

Jewish tradition and the challenge of Darwinism, edited by Geoffrey Cantor and Marc Swetlitz

Label
Jewish tradition and the challenge of Darwinism
Title
Jewish tradition and the challenge of Darwinism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Geoffrey Cantor and Marc Swetlitz
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Darwin?s theory of evolution transformed the life sciences and made profound claims about human origins and the human condition, topics often viewed as the prerogative of religion. As a result, evolution has provoked a wide variety of religious responses, ranging from angry rejection to enthusiastic acceptance. While Christian responses to evolution have been studied extensively, little scholarly attention has been paid to Jewish reactions. Jewish Tradition and the Challenge of Darwinism is the first extended meditation on the Jewish engagement with this crucial and controversial theory. The c
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
296.3/4
Index
index present
LC call number
BM538.E8
LC item number
J49 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Jewish tradition and the challenge of Darwinism, edited by Geoffrey Cantor and Marc Swetlitz
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-249) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Anglo-Jewish responses to evolution / Geoffrey Cantor -- Responses to evolution by Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist rabbis in twentieth-century America / Marc Swetlitz -- "Practically, I am a fundamentalist" : twentieth-century Orthodox Jews contend with evolution and its implications / Ira Robinson -- The impact of social Darwinism on anti-Semitic ideology in Germany and Austria, 1860-1945 / Richard Weikart -- The evolution of Jewish identity : Ignaz Zollschan between Jewish and Aryan race theories, 1910-1945 / Paul Weindling -- Zionism, race, and eugenics / Raphael Falk -- Crisis management via biblical interpretation : fundamentalism, modern Orthodoxy, and Genesis / Shai Cherry -- Torah and madda? : evolution in the Jewish educational context / Rena Selya -- Modern Orthodoxy and evolution : the models of Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik and Rabbi A.I. Kook / Carl Feit -- The order of creation and the emerging God : evolution and divine action in the natural world / Lawrence Troster
Control code
ocn309761915
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 260 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226093017
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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.b35832460
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)309761915
  • pebcs0226093018
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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